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Cardin Claims There Is Bipartisan Support for Federal Minimum Wage Increase

March 15th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week committed to new legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour after the wage hike provision was stripped from Democrats' massive coronavirus relief bill. That effort has the full support of Senator Ben Cardin. The federal minimum wage has not increased in more than a decade, although a growing number of states have voted to adopt their own wage increases. The Maryland Democrat says he believes there is actually broad, bipartisan support for a minimum wage hike…